Starting a Business in Arkansas
There has never been a better time to expand your Arkansas business, or to start a new one for the matter. And with the help of the Arkansas Department of Economic Development, assistance for small and minority business has never been more accessible.
The Arkansas Department of Economic Development's Small Business Staff will help you plan to start or expand your business in Arkansas. The team, which specializes in the development and growth of small and minority businesses, can provide technical assistance such as marketing plans, financing and product or service development. They can also recommend partners who can furnish other types of information your business needs.
Your Arkansas business is encouraged to participate in public and private sector procurement opportunities and provide advice in bid information preparation, as well.
Business Services for Start-Ups/Existing Arkansas Businesses
Business planning /analysis
Management training programs
Information on State of Arkansas bids
Assistance with completing State of Arkansas bids
Please call (501) 682-6105, or 1-800-ARKANSAS to learn more about the services listed above.
Arkansas Business Resource Links:
UALR Small Business Development Center
Arkansas State Library
Arkansas Institute for Economic Advancement
Small Business Administration
More Arkansas Business Resource Links:
Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration
Contractors Licensing Board
The Office of State Procurement
Arkansas Development and Finance Authority
Arkansas Procurement Assistance Center
City of Little Rock, Arkansas
State Building Services